[lit-ideas] Re: SUNDAY POEM

Hi Mike - You're right! I need to just flow with your poetry, because you
do. Doo-be-dooby do. I do!

Stan

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mike Geary" <atlas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: "LIT-IDEAS" <lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Sunday, September 12, 2004 4:14 PM
Subject: [lit-ideas] SUNDAY POEM


> JUST AN OLD FASHIONED LOVE SCAT
>
> So there I was crying like a ten year old all because
> I wanted my lover and never could I have her,
> alas and alack, wasn't that just my luck
> to fall in love with a quacking duck,
> well, the last I saw her she was quacking
> at some squirrels in the park. I watched her until dark
> then she crossed her eyes at me and called me a cab.
> "I ain't no cab," I said, but it was too late, the wind
> which did not like all that laughter
> got its back up and told the Skipper,
> yes, the one what sailed the HMSS King Edward VII,
> He ordered me brought before him.
> "What means this," he asked,
> "skeep-beep de bop-bop beep bop bo-dope skeetle-at-de-op-de-day?"
> I thought it odd that he should ride a horse aboard a ship,
> but nonetheless I was suddenly hip:
> It means there's no making sense. Just go with the sound.
> Call a way, Calloway, I'll ride your rhythms down
> to the end of the town where all lovers drown
> when the passion plays itself out.
>
>
> Mike Geary
> Memphis
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